Character List

George A forty-six-year-old professor of history in a small New England college who is married to the daughter of the president of the college.

Martha George's fifty-two-year-old wife, a domineering, discontented woman who alternately loves and reviles her husband.

Nick A new arrival on the faculty who is about thirty years old and interested in getting ahead.

Honey Nick's wife, a rather uninteresting woman whose relationship with Nick and fear of adult responsibility have kept her a child.

Pop Quiz!

"Fun and games" characterize much of the play. Which game is not mentioned in the play?


My sister calls me the Princess of Prevarication." What's prevarication?"

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